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AirPlay without WiFi? Meet AirPlay Direct

With the launch of Apple’s newest iPhone only days away, rumors and speculation are flying about a new version of Apple AirPlay as well.

According to an article in the Telegraph, the new version (tentatively called “AirPlay Direct”) will enable your iPhone, iPod or iPad to stream media directly to your AirPlay-compatible speakers without WiFi. (AirPlay in the car anyone? By the lake? At your technophobe parents’ house?)

Although the ability to stream media without a network is already … read more >>

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Apple TV + iOS 6 = AirPlay Out

Apple TV may soon have the ability to give as well as receive. According to FlatpanelsHD, the latest beta version of the forthcoming iOS 6 update adds the capability to send audio from Apple TV to AirPlay-enabled speakers.

This is a nice addition–soon you’ll be able to stream tunes directly from Internet radio or your iCloud music collection directly to those second-room speakers without wires, a receiver, iTunes, or even an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Apple TV (and WiFi) … read more >>

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Available AirPlay Speakers for Every Budget

Available AirPlay Speakers for Every Budget

At the start of 2011, anyone who wanted an AirPlay speaker had one choice: the Zeppelin Air. Over the year we’ve seen the list of AirPlay options grow steadily, and today we have 15 unique models to choose from. Although these aren’t the most affordable speakers out there, the promise of untethered sound and ease of use helps justify the cost.

While some of these may seem insanely expensive, they aim to make up for it in superior design and … read more >>

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iOS 4.3 coming March 11

iOS 4.3 coming March 11

Apple keeps raising the bar with its latest iOS software upgrade, 4.3, for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Whats new in iOS 4.3?

iTunes home sharing

Home Sharing allows you to play your collection of music, movies, photos and podcasts from anywhere in your house without the extra step of having to download or sync to your device.

Photo App Streaming

Streaming video and playing slideshows from the Photos app is a new feature, which lets you play your … read more >>

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Chances are you arrived here looking for AirPlay enabled speakers. Speakers with Apple's new AirPlay audio streaming technology built-in. We created this site to showcase these exact speakers. It's what we want in our homes and offices and that's exactly what we want to get for you. Read on to see what AirPlay options are available...

AirPlay Speakers: Current Options and Alternatives

Chances are you arrived here looking for AirPlay enabled speakers. Speakers with Apple's new AirPlay audio streaming technology built-in. We created this site to showcase these exact speakers. It's what we want in our homes and offices and that's exactly what we want to get for you. Read on to see what AirPlay options are available...
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CONFIRMED: AirPlay Cannot Stream to Multiple Speakers from iOS, but there is a Workaround

CONFIRMED: AirPlay Cannot Stream to Multiple Speakers from iOS, but there is a Workaround

 

Dave asked earlier if Apple’s AirPlay was able to stream to multiple speakers (or devices) from iOS.

It is a good question that we didn’t have the answer to so we decided to find out for ourselves and post our findings (including a workaround) below.

Since there are currently no available AirPlay speakers, I picked up two AirPort Express units and hooked them up to two different sets of speakers. One to my awesome Audio Engine A5’s and … read more >>

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iOS 4.2 Today!

iOS 4.2 Update
Looks like the long awaited update to Apple’s iOS, version 4.2, is coming out today at 10am PT.

iOS 4.2 brings with it AirPlay and multitasking to the iPad, among other things like FREE find my iPhone. Yes!

You can check out all the details here.

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